Katie Dennison

Katie Dennison, MS
Research Associate
Borderlands Research Institute
Sul Ross State University
PO Box C-21
Alpine, TX 79832
Office phone: (432) 837-8225
Fax: (432) 837-8822
Email: cden5401@sulross.edu


Katie Dennison is a Research Associate with Borderlands Research Institute.  Katie works on the Trans-Pecos Mountain Lion Project, as well as on promoting BRI’s online presence through the use of social media such as Facebook and YouTube.  Prior to her position with BRI, Katie earned her MS degree from Sul Ross State University in Range and Wildlife Management.  Her thesis research focused on the use of camera traps to investigate abundance and habitat use of mountain lions and their prey in the Davis Mountains of Texas.  Katie also received a BS in Animal Science from Rutgers University.  Her research interests include species interactions, non-invasive research methods, human dimensions of wildlife management, and carnivore ecology.

Selected Publications

Dennison, C. C., P. M. Harveson, and L. A. Harveson. 2016. Assessing habitat relationship of mountain lions and their prey in the Davis Mountains, Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 61:18-27.

Dennison, C.C.  2013.  Use of camera traps to determine mountain lion density and prey availability in the Davis Mountains, Texas.  Thesis, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas.


predator/preyPredator Prey/Interactions

cougarCarnivore Ecology

game cameraNoninvasive Research Techniques